Food Carts at Graduate Minneapolis Keep Guests on their Toes

  • Food Carts at Graduate Minneapolis Keep Guests on their Toes

    Mobile Meeting Munchies

     
    FROM THE Summer 2018 ISSUE
     

There’s always lots of buzz with the opening of a new hotel, but as the dust settles, exciting details retain their prominence. At the new Graduate Hotel in the heart of the University of Minnesota’s campus, which opened in December 2017, roving food carts have become the talk of the town. 

At the start of the year, carts were roaming the lobby of the hotel serving luscious winter foods like raclette and a build-your-own hot chocolate bar. The menu changes seasonally under the guidance of chef Richard Ruskell. In warmer weather, items like shaved ice and paletas keep guests cool. These mobile stations are the perfect touch for private events, adding flair to any room.

It’s unique elements like these that set Graduate Minneapolis apart. “With over 20,000 square feet of combined meeting and event space, Graduate Minneapolis is the perfect location to host your next event, from breakouts to breakfast, boardroom business and ballroom sized soirees,” says Andy Aldrich, general manager. “Graduate Minneapolis can accommodate groups of any size for every occasion.” 

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